Gene: Gpx2 (glutathione peroxidase 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Gpx2
Name: glutathione peroxidase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits glutathione peroxidase activity; INVOLVED IN interaction with symbiont (ortholog); negative regulation of inflammatory response to antigenic stimulus (ortholog); response to symbiotic bacterium (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN arachidonic acid metabolic pathway; glutathione metabolic pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Breast Neoplasms (ortholog); liver benign neoplasm (ortholog); Neoplasm Metastasis (ortholog); FOUND IN cytoplasm (inferred); INTERACTS WITH (R)-lipoic acid; 1,1,1-Trichloro-2-(o-chlorophenyl)-2-(p-chlorophenyl)ethane; 1-chloro-2-[2,2-dichloro-1-(4-chlorophenyl)ethyl]benzene
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: glutathione peroxidase-gastrointestinal; GPx-2; GPX-GI; GSHPx-2; GSHPx-GI
Homo sapiens (human) : GPX2 (glutathione peroxidase 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gpx2 (glutathione peroxidase 2)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Gpx2 (glutathione peroxidase 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GPX2 (glutathione peroxidase 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GPX2 (glutathione peroxidase 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gpx2 (glutathione peroxidase 2)
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Related Pseudogenes: Gpx2-ps1   Gpx2-ps2  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0699,839,960 - 99,843,245 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.06109,236,420 - 109,239,718 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4699,372,418 - 99,376,230 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1699,375,879 - 99,379,686 (-)NCBI
Celera693,912,759 - 93,916,226 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map6q24NCBI
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Disease Annotations
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Candidate Gene Status
Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 727780
Created: 2003-11-05
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-10-09
Status: ACTIVE